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NewPhilaFan 12th Warrior

New Philadphia, Ohio (via New Philadelphia, Ohio)

MEMBER SINCE   January 15, 2015

I am a graduate of CWRU in 1972 but a Buckeye fan since 195?. I daily drive past Woody Hayes Quaker Stadium where Woody made his head coaching debut, where Dave Leggett played quarterback before leading the Buckeyes to the 1954 National Championship, and also where Cie Grant terrorized quarterbacks long before that memorable day in January 2003.


  • SPORTS MOMENT: Rose Bowl on January 1, 1969.
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER: Jim Jackson for the Buckeyes but overall, Nick Weatherspoon from Canton McKinley.
  • NFL TEAM: Cleveland Browns
  • NHL TEAM: Buffalo Sabres
  • NBA TEAM: Cleveland Cavaliers
  • MLB TEAM: Cleveland Indians
  • SOCCER TEAM: Rochester Raging Rhinos

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Comment 16 Feb 2019

Our first date was Homecoming of my senior year in high school and her junior year.  It also happened to be Friday the 13th and her 16th birthday.  It was the first Homecoming of the merger of two small schools.

At the dance, I was talking to a cousin of mine who had attended her school before the merger.  She asked how I knew Phil and I told her.  She said that Phil is also her cousin.  At this point, I am thinking uh-oh, this is over before it began.

After a quick family tree analysis, we determined that we were not related to each other.  We had common relatives because many years ago, two of my great-aunts had married two of her great-uncles.  Phil was the grandson of one of these pairings.

That night was over 51 years ago and we are still together.